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Long-term neurological conditions

Edited by Sue Woodward and Catheryne Waterhouse

in Oxford Handbook of Neuroscience Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199547340
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598052 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199547340.003.0008

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Long-term neurological conditions

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Multiple sclerosis - Parkinson’s disease - Multiple system atrophy - Progressive supranuclear palsy - Epilepsy - Nursing care of people with epilepsy - Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (pseudoseizures) - Alzheimer’s disease - Vascular dementia - Dementia with Lewy bodies - Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease - Other dementias - Stroke - Stroke: FAST and stroke recognition - Management of TIA and secondary prevention of stroke - Stroke: hyperacute care and thrombolysis - Quality stroke rehabilitation - Headaches - Tension-type headaches - Migraine - Cluster headaches - Trigeminal neuralgia - Giant cell (temporal) arteritis - Antiphospholipid syndrome - Spinal infarcts - Motor neurone disease - Genetic and inherited neurological conditions - Huntington’s disease - Freidreich’s ataxia - Fabry disease - Neurofibromatosis - Meningitis - Bacterial meningitis - Other meningitis - Encephalitis - Neurological manifestations of HIV disease - Idiopathic intracranial hypertension - Myasthenia gravis - Guillain–Barré syndrome - Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy - Neuropathies - Bell’s palsy - Myositis - Ataxia - Narcolepsy - Chronic fatigue syndrome - Stiff man syndrome - Restless legs syndrome - Wilson’s disease - Torticollis

Chapter.  21656 words. 

Subjects: Neurology ; Clinical Neuroscience

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